Business Problem Solving

4 Steps for Business Problem Solving to Get Results

“What are we supposed to do here?” is a question I use to gauge a team’s thinking as we tackle problems together. It is important to remember that problem-solving is a skill that can be applied to various situations in life, including those we encounter in business. Sometimes, we may experience a never-ending and frustrating […]

Knowing What To Do -VS- Doing It

Knowing What To Do -VS- Doing It

Starting the conversation: It’s easier than we believe to get in our own way by not doing the important work necessary to grow. Cultivating effective decision-making by knowing yourself and your team comes from intention, awareness, and conscious choice. In this It’s Your Business program, Quentin Ortega, Founder and Lead Consultant at QCO Consulting; Christy […]

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event February 29, 2024
schedule 46:03
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Growth Mindset: Technology, Skills, and Talent

Growth Mindset: Technology, Skills, and Talent

Starting the conversation: What’s your organization’s mantra? Can you see the understanding of this driving focus in the way your company makes decisions, its presentation in the marketplace, and the way the team does work? Both software and hardware technologies (including robotics and drones) are opportunities for your organization to remain competitive while achieving your […]

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event November 2, 2023
schedule 52:29
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Foster an Outside Perspective to Enhance Decision-Making

Foster an Outside Perspective to Enhance Decision-Making

Starting the conversation: Formalized or not, we all seek points of view (maybe even validation) with which to check ourselves. Being on the right track, getting results, and making the best decisions — these are weighty responsibilities. By default it is commonly thought that confidence comes from knowledge. In actuality, confidence comes from being tuned […]

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event October 19, 2023
schedule 46:31
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Build a Thriving Business that Makes a Positive Impact

Build a Thriving Business that Makes a Positive Impact

Starting the conversation: Your business plan is a tool to know what not to do. This dynamic tool allows you to include core information about the way you do your work, the impact your company makes, and what opportunities are really the right ones to pursue. Bessi Graham, Founder at Benefit Capital shares the power […]

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event September 21, 2023
schedule 48:40
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How to Gain Competitive Advantage in Your Business

Burning a candle at both ends only works when you have a candle. Even then, it is still one candle. There is only so much wax and wick to use, so making sure you are maximizing longevity not only increases your chances for success, but also increases your chances to overcome the frustrations and uncertainty. […]

Business Mindset: Learning From Your Experience

Business Mindset: Learning From Your Experience

Starting the conversation: More than just influencing outcomes, how you make decisions impacts your next step, your relationships, and also tests your values. Leaning into your personality and strengths, recognizing your weaknesses as a leader — all inform how, when, and what you do when showing up for your company and employees. Bew White, Executive […]

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event March 9, 2023
schedule 23:00
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Boost Resilience By Developing Your Skills

Boost Resilience By Developing Your Skills

        Starting the conversation: Just because you are good at something doesn’t mean you are bad at something else. Skills take time and energy to build, and your learning experiences always come from less than ideal situations. The discipline to make a decision, communicate it, and guide your team through the execution […]

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event September 22, 2022
schedule 40:14
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